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Tegen Name Meaning

German: from Low German teege ‘tithe’, presumably denoting a tithe collector.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Regen, Degen, Veen, Segel, Deger, Deren, Kegel, Bergen, Stegen, Teten

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Tegen Family Origin

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Tegen Family Occupations

What did your Tegen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tegen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Tegen's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Dealer and Currier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tegen. A less common occupation for the Tegen family was Driver.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Coal Dealer

    11%
  • Currier

    11%
  • Driver

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tegen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Tegen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tegen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tegen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Tegen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Tegen. For the veterans among your Tegen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tegen Life Expectancy

What is the average Tegen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Tegen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tegen in 1956 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tegen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tegen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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